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by Niner
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: The hotel bill
Replies: 0
Views: 4

The hotel bill

The lady decided to give herself a big treat for her 85th birthday by staying overnight in an expensive hotel. When she checked out next morning, the desk clerk handed her a bill for $450.00. She exploded and demanded to know why the charge was so high. "It's a nice hotel but the rooms certainly are...
by Niner
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Minolta QTsi
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Minolta QTsi

The Minolta Maxxum QTsi. In Europe it was called the 303si. In Japan they already had used the 303si for another camera about three years before the 1999 birth of this easy to use camera. This camera is really a point and shoot made up like a SLR. It has a fixed Prism that acts just like a true pent...
by Niner
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Mauser
Topic: Brazilian Mauser
Replies: 4
Views: 56

Re: Brazilian Mauser

That crest on the ring sure sets it off as something special.
by Niner
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Millsurp After Hours Gourmet
Topic: Chicken wings
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Chicken wings

In the US Chicken wings are considered good eating. Restaurants ....like Hooters and Buffalo Wild Wings and dozens of other places that are chain restaurants and local ones as well offer them. Some just sell basically wings...and Hooters sells wings and beer and views of gals waiting on you with tig...
by Niner
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Pentax ZX-M
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Pentax ZX-M

One of those cameras that aren't cool and you can pick up cheap. Less than $20 including shipping charge guaranteed to be working from a respectable company. It's a Pentax ZX-M from 1997 and sold as a "student" camera. It's mostly plastic, including the lens mount. The focus is manual but it does ha...
by Niner
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Pentax P3
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Pentax P3

Pentax P3 camera. I've had the one I shot today since sometime about 30 years ago. It was my second Pentax after the classic K1000. Pretty simple. No auto focus....but A program mode that shows you the shutter speed as it picks the aperture. Meter works in fully manual. Electronic light meter that s...
by Niner
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Pentax ZX-5n
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Pentax ZX-5n

Another camera that nobody into camera collecting values and few want. However, for $14 off of ebay....and most of that was shipping.... I wanted it. The Pentax ZX-5n. Hardly a name that pops into mind when film cameras are mentioned. It was produced in 1997 as a plastic case wonder with auto focus ...
by Niner
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Canon A2e
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Canon A2e

I think I posted about this camera before but can't find it. The images are from after the site image download crash and the post is from one I made on facebook a couple of months ago. I've been shooting simple vintage manual cameras lately with less than gratifying results. Today I got out my Canon...
by Niner
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1463
Views: 234642

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Talk about getting blood out of a turnup. So what is the chance this demand was ever fulfilled?

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn ... d-1/seq-9/
by Niner
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Yashica Lynx 5000
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Yashica Lynx 5000

Yashica Lynx 5000. Camera came around in 1962 but was more modern and upscale than the popular Minister D that showed up in 1964. The Lynx 5000 has fast top speed of 1/1000 compared to the D's 1/500. It has a 1.8 wide open lens compared to the D's 2.8. It's only competition in the Yashica line was t...